Thursday, September 27, 2018

October 2018 Meeting - Har Mahdeem - Sapotaceae

What: MRFC October 2018 Meeting - Har Mahdeem

When: Monday, October 8th, 2018 at 7pm

 Harlee Building/County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221

Har Mahdeem will be speaking on Sapotaceae. This lecture will focus on the Central American Sapotaceae, but with honorable mention of Floridian, South American, African, and South Asian edible species.

Har has an entire lifetime of experience tropical fruit. He grew up in the Amazon region consuming rare jungle fruits and later worked with the famous Zill nursery on their Annona breeding program and various germplasm collection trips. 

Har currently owns a tropical fruit grove and dooryard consulting business specializing in plant nutrition, pruning, grafting/top working and education. 

There will be the usual plant raffle and tasting table. We welcome donations of edible plants and fruit for the raffle and fruit dishes for the tasting table. Donors will receive a free ticket for the raffle. Additional tickets can be purchased